from Bitterwasser

With the Christ Child comes the thermals

To ensure that all gliders in Bitterwasser have a great pre-Christmas season, the thermals over Namibia are now turning up again just before Christmas.

Behind the scenes

In Namibia, the bases are often very high, making flying without oxygen unthinkable.

2300 hours!

Hans Jörg Schweizer has been coming to Bitterwasser every year for 30 years. At over 80 years old, he has now enjoyed his last gliding flight. He flew almost 2300 hours alone from Bitterwasser.


in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).


As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.